"Minnie Chief Goes Out"


Minnie Chief Goes Out

Pi-si-mokah-yaht (Sun With Her) was known by her married name Minnie Chief Goes Out. She possessed all the known qualities and characteristics of the woman of her time. Kindness and caring formed the foundation in raising six daughters. Remarkably hardworking, the duties of her era included scraping and tanning hides, making and smoking dry meat and preparing berries for winter use. Creative activities were enjoyed on beadwork and sewing. These skills were evident in clothing and other items important to their survival.

"Minnie Chief Goes Out", oil on linen, 1997, 31" x 28", private collection

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